Teenage emus in the Outback

Teenage emus in the Outback

As a Wildlife Guide I’ve worked with wild Emus in the Outback for a long time. They are gentle, brave, curious birds with a sense of fun. So when an Aboriginal friend suggested that I sit down next time I see an Emu and watch what happens, I was intrigued. “Emus are...
A wildlife safari in Australia

A wildlife safari in Australia

Dust, open vehicle, binoculars, wildlife-filled floodplain:  Africa?    No,  Australia’s Northern Territory. I have come to love the African tradition of the Safari Drive. Its not just the wildlife you see – though that is the reason for doing it – its the experience...
Crocodiles are beautiful

Crocodiles are beautiful

“Primeval” “Chilling” “Deadly” These are the adjectives commonly used to describe crocodiles. But beautiful????   Let me explain. Last August cruising on the East Alligator River, that separates Kakadu from Arnhemland, a 3 metre female saltwater crocodile swam – no,...